5

You are shopping Northern Brewer US shopping site, to view our Canadian shopping site - Click Here

Draft Brewer® Cannonball® 1.75 Gallon Mini Keg

$99.99

SKU# K513

Flat Rate Shipping only $7.99 only from Northern Brewer
Small and mighty. Introducing the Draft Brewer® Cannonball®—the first ball-lock mini keg that packs the power of a draft system into a portable, compact 1.75 gallon barrel. Artillery for the small batch brewer. Carbonate homebrew in minutes, not weeks. Real-time carbonation control. A quick pressure adjustment and you’re instantly pouring perfect pints. The Cannonball® blasts 3- and 5-gallon kegs out of the water. Barely bigger than a milk jug, it slides straight onto a fridge shelf, pops in a cooler or drops right into your trunk. From tailgating to camping, a picnic or a party, the Cannonball® is the party-powering ammunition you need to have a good time, anytime and anywhere. Cannonball® kegs are easily stackable once ball-lock disconnects have been attached. Also available as a Keg System Note: Does not include a CO2 Tank
Total:
$99.99

Availability: In stock

Draft Brewer® Cannonball® Mini Keg

More Views

  • Draft Brewer® Cannonball® Mini Keg
  • Draft Brewer® Cannonball® Mini Keg - Stackable
Product Details
Small and mighty. Introducing the Draft Brewer® Cannonball®—the first ball lock mini keg that packs the power of a draft system into a portable, compact 1.75 gallon barrel.

Artillery for the small batch brewer. Carbonate homebrew in minutes, not weeks. Real-time carbonation control. A quick pressure adjustment and you’re instantly pouring perfect pints.

The Cannonball® blasts 3- and 5-gallon kegs out of the water. Barely bigger than a milk jug, it slides straight onto a fridge shelf, pops in a cooler or drops right into your trunk. From tailgating to camping, a picnic or a party, the Cannonball® is the party-powering ammunition you need to have a good time, anytime and anywhere.

Cannonball® kegs are easily stackable once ball lock disconnects have been attached.

Dimensions
Base Diameter (diameter of body): 9"
Height of Body (not including handles): 9.375"
Height with Handles: 10.75"
Base Inset/Top of handle diameter: 8.5"

Note: Does not include a CO2 Tank
Additional Information
Reviews
4.1 / 5.0
15 Reviews
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Stars
8
5
0
0
2
Quality Keg But..
These are quality kegs but I highly recommend replacing the lid, liquid & gas o rings. The inside of the keg had a chemical rubber smell which comes from the gaskets. Didn't want to chance ruining my beer so I replaced said gaskets.
February 11, 2017
Nifty little keg; ideal for smaller batch brewing
Nicely engineered and great quality. These are just a beautiful piece of work. I am proud to own a couple. I prefer to brew smaller batches as I get bored drinking 5 gallons of any brew. Works well with my 2-2.5 gallon batch sizes. They stack well in my mini fridge, leaving more room for bottles.
February 12, 2016
Nice portable keg, after some fine tuning
I have used my cannonball three times so far. The first time I put filled with a home brew, capped it and used the mini regulator and co2 cartridge, put it on ice and took to friends house. When I got there, I had no pressure. The O-ring on the lid doesn't seat just right. So we poured brew into cups to drink. Now after filling I apply pressure and turn upside down to test for any leakage. Second time I used it, I was relieving pressure and the pressure valve broke (only had it for 3 weeks at this point) so this was disappointing. I contacted NB and they sent new pressure valve within a few days. After having to fine tune, 4 stars is what I would give this item. Mainly due to NB's great customer service to help out. Thanks.
February 13, 2017
Purchased
9 months ago
Pretty Good
I actually ordered two of these separately. When I got the first one I cleaned it, sanitized it and filled it. The lid gasket immediately leaked and the safety valve wouldn't seat. The safety valve was leaking from a cut "o" ring which I was able to locate locally and replace. The one instruction that should be included is that you need to "seat" the lid by pressurizing to 30-40 psi. Once I did that no more leaks. This thing worked great for force carbonating and was very portable. They're kind of handy if you want multiple beers on tap in limited space.
March 1, 2017
Purchased
8 months ago
Poor quality
The weld seams were of poor quality with a lot of porosity and they were not finished by grinding to leave a smooth surface. This leaves a ridge on either side of the weld that can harbor unwanted microorganisms and will be difficult to sanitize. This product is not worth $100. I returned it for a refund. Northern Brewers customer service for the return was great. Five Stars for the CS dept.
April 11, 2017
Purchased
7 months ago
Buy one, it's definitely worth it.
It's a great addition to my brewery and makes it easy for me to share my small gallon batches with friends at parties. Small and convenient so transporting is super easy.
February 28, 2017
Purchased
8 months ago
Can't have enough of these!
Love kegging over bottling, and these make transport and sharing easy! I'm evening converting an old portable cooler into a dual "jocky-box" where I can fit two of these great mini-kegs and all the hoses and fittings inside, with the taps on the outside.
August 18, 2016
Cannonball mini keg
Works amazing for my mini batches. No complaints here
May 19, 2017
Purchased
5 months ago
Comes in handy!
Great mini-keg to take to outings. Fits in most coolers to stay very chilled! Easy to clean and sanitize. FYI, this mini-keg has a 60 max psi
August 7, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
A great mini keg!
This mini keg is great for small batches. I love the ability to stack them and ease of portability. It fits in the keezer, fridge, etc without issues.
I'm so glad I got this. Beats bottling, at least for me!
July 21, 2017
Purchased
3 months ago
Q&A
Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Learn More
Browse 13 questions Browse 13 questions and 27 answers
What is the maximum pressure that this can hold?
A shopper on Dec 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It says do not exceed 60 psi on the keg
Where would you get extra o rings? Is there a part number list?
Joshua T on Mar 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I don't know if NB has these but you can probably find them at a local homebrew shop.
Can you use a C02 charger with this? If so, how do you carbonate?
Brad S on Oct 18, 2015
BEST ANSWER: You can add an appropriate amount of priming sugar to the keg

seal with the CO2 charger

then store at room temperature for 2-

weeks. The CO2 charger is best used to supply sealing pressure and the serving pressure when dispensing.
How do you clean keg? It says do not remove lid.
L A on Dec 16, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi Laurie,

That doesn't sound right... you do need to remove the lid for cleaning. Under the picture of the keg, click on "Additional Information," and there will be a 2 page PDF with detailed instructions. On the second page, there's a run-down on keg cleaning.

I hope that helps! Let me know if my answer isn't helpful.

Cheers!

Charles
Can the out, or long dip tube be removed? Just opened my new keg and mine seems stuck. Hate to force it.
A shopper on Sep 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I have several of these and have taken both the gas and liquid dip tubes out several times. After you take off the ball lock post you should be able to stick your hand in the keg and push the tube up.
where are these made? are they 304 or 316 stainless?
J U on Jul 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It is made in China. Not sure which SS it is, but Im pretty satisfied with the product. I have two of those and only one cons. The firt one I bought I believe that the liquid valve was not machined properly and it requires a hammer to insert the ball lock!!! The second one is in perfect condition. I will buy a new valve to replace this one.
Has anyone trimmed the handles off this thing? They add an absurd amount of height - I could see how that might help stacking but hey are pretty big.
B R on Jan 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No reason this could not be done, but we have not tried this. Perhaps some of our customers could chime in though! Cheers!
Can it be used with regular co2 for dispensing.
M G on Nov 26, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes. The keg can be used with regular co2.
Can the Mini Kegs be stacked with fittings attached?
A C on Nov 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hey Alex

The mini kegs can be stacked with fittings attached.
Can this be used with a CO2 charger? If so, how do you carbonate?
Brad S on Oct 18, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, can be used with CO2 charger. Best way to carbonate in a keg is: add sugar and let sit at room temp for 1 week. This is just like bottle conditioning and I find it yields better results than force carbonating. If it is 5oz of priming sugar for a 5 gal batch, use 1 oz for the cannonball.
Is it possible to get the height of three of these kegs when stacked? Would love to fit three in my kegerator. I can add the height of three but it looks like you lose an inch of height or so when they are stacked one on top of the other.
D R on May 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: That would be about 31.75" for 3, stacking takes off about 1/4" per cannonball keg from the 2nd one up.
If you are using 5 oz. of priming sugar for a five gallon batch, why are you only using 1 oz. for this 1-3/4 gal. keg? One would assume you would need 1.75 oz. of priming sugar. If you want to carbonate with sugar, I plan on putting the priming sugar in the five gallon batch in the bottling bucket, then fill the cannonball and fill bottles with the rest of the batch.
Dennis K on Apr 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: 5 oz of priming sugar is generally a bit more than is actually needed for a 5 gal batch. You could use our priming calculator to determine the exact amount of sugar needed, but for ease and clarity we round up to 5 oz. When scaling down, it rounds out to be closer to 1oz. However, the exact amount of sugar needed will depend on volume, temperature and style of the beer.
When will this keg be back in stock
M S on Oct 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: We do have a couple in reserve. If you wanted to purchase one

we could take an order for one over the phone. Otherwise I think we will be able to make them active on the website in early November.

Please wait...

Your selected product has been added to your Cart.
Continue shopping
View cart & checkout